liOnesie-babe in lion costume by knitterbees

liOnesie-babe in lion costume

July 2013
DK (11 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 18 rows = 2 inches
in stockinette
US 3 - 3.25 mm
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This pattern has 5 pages of photos, and written instructions so you can do it quickly.
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate

Skills used: Basic knit stitch, increases, decreases, knitting in the round, basic embroidery skills.

Note: Since it is knitted in the round, there’s no messy seaming, special for somebody who don’t love to sew.

  1. 8 ply weight wool or acrylic. (I have used Thorobred 8ply 100% acrylic for MC and used about one third of a ball.) Yarn in light brown for MC, beige for CC1, yellow for CC2, scrap yarn brown CC3 and scrap yarn black for CC3.
  2. 3.25mm 40cm circular needles/ 3.25 DPN or size needed to obtain gauge.
  3. Pieces of wool felt in white. optional
  4. Buttons / plastic safety eyes/ scrap yarn for eyes
  5. Stitch marker
  6. Polyester stuffing
  7. Yarn needle
  8. Embroidery needles
  9. white thread
  10. Stitch holders

Standing doll measures about 25 cm.

If you use thicker yarn and bigger size of needles you get a bigger toy.